IN LOVING MEMORY
JOHN KELLY CLONILLAN
HIS WIFE ANNE
PATRICK DIED 1893
THOMAS DIED 1895
JOHN DIED 1918
WILLIAM DIED 1930
MICHAEL DIED 1934
PETER DIED 1944
SARAH DIED 1924
MARY DIED 1942
The address for this grave is Clonellan, parish of Drum.
This Kelly family relocated from Clonburren to Clonellan in the parish of Drum in the late 1820's.
Civil Record; Michael Kelly married Mary Naughten on the 15th October 1829 in St. Peters Parish, Athlone, their first daughter Mary was baptised 21st November 1830.
Civil Record; John Kelly Clonellan, son of Michael Kelly & Mary Naughten born 28th May 1836 married Ann Harney, Moore South, Moore on the 6th February 1882 in Moore Church.
John Kelly & Ann Harney were parents to 11 children; Patrick 1885-1893.
Michael Kelly, Clonellan was killed in a road traffic accident when his horse & trap collided with a lorry on the Athlone/Ballinasloe road at Johnstown on the 27th September 1934. Deceased was accompanied by his elderly mother. Both occupants were thrown from the trap & Michael Kelly was killed instantly. Mrs Kelly his mother sustained serious shock but was not otherwise injured.
Stephen Kelly son of John Kelly & Ann Harney married Ellen Naughten, Thomastown on the 18th September 1935 in Drum Church. Stephen owned a shop & pub in Mardyke St. Athlone.
Additional Information from relative; Patrick Kelly, Clonellan born 1849 son of Michael Kelly & Mary Naughton married Ellen Green, Kilcastle on the 10th February 1881 in Moore Church & they lived in Kilcastle. Patrick Kelly died 13th January 1918 aged 69 years & his wife Ellen Kelly died 14th October 1894 aged 44 years from Tubercolosis. Both were interred alongside this present Kelly Memorial.
CENSUS RECORD FOR 1901
CENSUS RECORD FOR 1911